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Kristin Scott Thomas ...  Anna / ... 6 episodes, 1993
Sandra Voe Sandra Voe ...  Peggy 6 episodes, 1993
Anthony Valentine ...  Stan Beattie 6 episodes, 1993
Amanda Redman ...  Lynn / ... 6 episodes, 1993
Tracy Keating Tracy Keating ...  Sister Dominic 6 episodes, 1993
Dorothy Tutin ...  Mother Emmanuel 6 episodes, 1993
Gary Mavers ...  Hal 5 episodes, 1993
Ben Hinitt Ben Hinitt ...  Matt Gibson 5 episodes, 1993
Elizabeth Bennett Elizabeth Bennett ...  Sister Vincent 5 episodes, 1993
Helena McCarthy Helena McCarthy ...  Sister Aelred 5 episodes, 1993
Pamela Duncan Pamela Duncan ...  Sister Peter 5 episodes, 1993
Maggie Lane Maggie Lane ...  Rene 5 episodes, 1993
Madeleine Christie Madeleine Christie ...  Sister Godric 5 episodes, 1993
Mary Wray ...  Sylvie 5 episodes, 1993
Olive Pendleton Olive Pendleton ...  Sister Thomas-A-Kempis 5 episodes, 1993
Rebecca Harries Rebecca Harries ...  Sister Rosalie 5 episodes, 1993
Vicky Devon Vicky Devon ...  Linda 5 episodes, 1993
Joanna Swain Joanna Swain ...  Doris 5 episodes, 1993
Joshua Smith Joshua Smith ...  Jamie Gibson 5 episodes, 1993
Olga Grahame ...  Dawn 5 episodes, 1993
Eileen Davies ...  Sister Julian 4 episodes, 1993
Caroline O'Neill ...  Leila 4 episodes, 1993
John Bowe ...  Daniel Stern 3 episodes, 1993
Patrick Allen ...  Walter Street 3 episodes, 1993
Kulvinder Ghir ...  Terry Singh 3 episodes, 1993
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A nun, played by Kristin Scott Thomas, leaves the convent temporarily to help save her family knitting mill from bankruptcy following the death of her brother. Outside the convent she becomes a fairly shrewd businesswoman and feels attracted to one of the men who work at the mill, and thus begins to feel conflict about her religious vows. Written by Anonymous

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8 April 1993 (UK) See more »

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(6 parts)

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Stereo

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13 September 2012 | by Froster54See all my reviews

Boy, what a surprise this was. Who would have thought that a PBS Masterpiece production with one of the most celebrated of international leading ladies could be such a STINKER. Hackneyed and tedious almost from the get-go, and I stayed with it well past the get-go (in fact, 2 whole hours before I decided to get-going). I mean, one should have been prepared, I suppose, for something wonky when one is asked to accept Kristin Scott Thomas as a contemporary cloistered nun. Was it the (merely hinted it) Lesbian angle in the convent? Was it Thomas's anguished reaction when she stumbles upon a couple bonking in a shed? Was it the prune-faced nun who assaults her upon her return to the convent with the words "God doesn't want you here"? Was it the hunky young factory foreman with whom she allies herself when she decides to save the family textile mill? Now don't misunderstand, it's not that I actually want these questions answered…I was just wondering which WAS it that finally made me give up on this piece of overcooked tripe.


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